• New York City to play home to world’s largest ultraviolet water treatment plant

  • New York City will soon begin enjoying the benefits of the world’s largest ultraviolet light-disinfected drinking water system, scheduled to begin operation in less than two months. The plant makes use of 56 massive UV units that will in turn neutralize waterborne pathogens in water sourced from Delaware County and Catskill watersheds and will help further purify the water after being pre-treated with chlorine. Priced at $1.6 billion, the plant was built keeping in mind the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new requirements and is also an environmentally-sound and comparatively inexpensive way to water treatment.


    Posted in Topics:Awareness and Hype, Tags: on September 4, 2012